how to pronounce excursion


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the above transcription of excursion is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

excursion is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of excursion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that such an excursion is well no day at …”

meanings of excursion


  1. An occurrence where an aircraft runs off the end or side of a runway or taxiway, usally during takeoff, landing, or taxi.
  2. A wandering from the main subject: a digression.
  3. A brief recreational trip; a journey out of the usual way.
  4. A deviation in pitch, for example in the syllables of enthusiastic speech.


  1. To go on a recreational trip or excursion.

excursion frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word excursion occurs in english on average 2.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics excursion can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that excursion can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) transport and travel;

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